Lecturer on Human Rights, School of Law, University of Essex

Abbas Faiz is a lecturer in human rights at the School of Law at the University of Essex. He lectures on the full spectrum of human rights discourse, including the concept of human rights, its origin, its application, and the criticism levelled against it; International Human Rights Law; Freedom and Equality; The Right to Life; Freedom of Expression; Freedom of Conscience and Religion; Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; Human Rights and Democracy; The Rights of non-Human Animals; Torture; Fair Trial; Global Poverty and Human Rights; Human Rights and Human Responsibilities; The UN Human Rights System; Women’s Rights; The Right to Development; The right to Health; The Right to Education; The Right to Culture.

He was formerly Amnesty International's Senior Research on South Asia.

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer on Human Rights, School of Law, University of Essex

Publications

  • 2019
    Is China’s Belt and Road Initiative Undermining Human Rights?, The Diplomat